The Roman Games: Historical Sources in Translation. Front Cover. Alison Futrell. Wiley, Feb 9, – History – pages. Roman Games has 31 ratings and 0 reviews. This sourcebook presents a wealth of material relating to everyaspect of Roman spectacles. The Roman Games by Alison Futrell, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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The Roman Games by Futrell, Alison
The Roman Games : Historical Sources in Translation
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The Roman Games
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Nero delighted in presenting Christians, his favorite target group for persecution, while Commodus presented himself in the arena.
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Mixed edifices in the Western Empire. Tainted by the Crowd. Origins of Gladiatorial Combat.
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